New Zealand with implementation of Digital Technology standards is significantly ahead of the UK and many other countries. However we face the same sort of issues they do in terms of qualified teachers. See below.
“Of the 28,000 new teachers last year in the UK, 3 had a computer-related degree. Not 3000, just 3.”Graham McAllister (@grmcall)”
“Instead of children bored out of their minds being taught how to use Word or Excel by bored teachers, we could have 11-year-olds able to write simple [two-dimensional] computer animations,”Gove says. “The current lessons are essentially irrelevant to today’s
generation of children who can learn PowerPoint in a week,” says computer games entrepreneur Ian Livingstone, who is an advisor to Gove. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-16493929